Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Leptothecata > Family Campanulinidae > Genus Calycella

Calycella syringa (Linnaeus, 1767)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Sertularia Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CalycellaAllman, 1864accepted genus name

Species group names

Sertularia syringa Linnaeus, 1767 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: kruipende klokpoliep sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 English: creeping bell hydroid


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 2): 533-1327

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 112-120

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.

additional source

ITIS database


Cornelius, P.F.S., 1995. North-West European Thecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Part 1. Laodiceidae to Haleciidae. In: R.S.K. Barnes & J.H. Crothers, eds, Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series). The Linn. Soc. London and Est. Coas. Sci. Ass. - Field Studies Council. 50 : i-vii, 1-347.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (108 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 2 proteins)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection


Schuchert, P. (2014). Calycella syringa (Linnaeus, 1767). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117402

Dr Wim Vervoort. Calycella syringa (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=240594




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